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Re: Wrong size program used when cross-compiling

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Wrong size program used when cross-compiling
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 14:56:55 -0500

> Machine Type: i386-portbld-freebsd4.11
> Bash Version: 3.0
> Patch Level: 16
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>     I have problems when cross-compiling bash on an i686 machine for
>     an x86_64 machine:
>     At the end of a make the program size is used and it fails,
>     because it does not recognize the binary format of the just
>     created bash binary.
>     In my case the program x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-size of the
>     cross-compiler toolchain should be used, but unfortunately, the
>     size program is hard-coded in Makefile.in and cannot be adjusted
>     via the configure script.  
> Repeat-By:
>     Try to cross-compile bash.
> Fix:
>     I would have provided one, but the distribution package does not
>     include Makefile.am

So provide a fix against the existing Makefile.in and configure.in, or
simply describe it.

> and I do not know where I can get CVS access.

I do not have a public CVS repository.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.cwru.edu/~chet/

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